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Living Life to the Fullest with a Feeding Tube

“I have spinal muscular atrophy type two,” Cory shares. “Because of my condition, I’ve had to learn to adapt to every type of normal situation, including eating.” Spinal muscular atrophy is a genetic condition that causes progressive muscle weakness and […]

The Beauty of Melia’s Feeding Tube

“There are different ways to feed your baby, and they are all beautiful,” Heather says. “I hope more people learn that during Feeding Tube Awareness Week.” When her daughter Melia Grace was born last summer, Heather wasn’t familiar with all […]

Iyanna’s Amazing Nurses

By Shadonna, Iyanna’s mom My daughter Iyanna was born in December 2017 with a heart condition call pulmonary atresia with intact ventricular septum. Just a few hours after she was born, Iyanna coded, and they had to shock her heart. […]

Home for the Holidays: Xavier

Our patient Xavier was born in December of 2018 with multiple challenging diagnoses. During the first year of his life, Xavier overcame many obstacles, including pneumonia, intrapulmonary hemorrhage, infections, and almost every diagnostic test and procedure you could imagine. It […]

A Nurse’s Calling: Rich Ung

Today we’d like to introduce you to a very special Aveanna team member – Nurse Rich! Rich has been part of the Aveanna family for just a few months, but in that short time he has made an incredible impact. […]

Above and Beyond: Nurse Jackie

Today, we’d like to introduce Aveanna Nurse Jackie. Jackie consistently goes above and beyond for her patients in so many ways. Jackie builds great relationships with her Aveanna patients and their families, quickly earning their trust. She happily picks up […]

Home for the Holidays: Saylor

Our patient Saylor is a precious little girl with lots of personality. She loves to play and laugh – especially with her very special nurse, Vadim. Saylor and Vadim are the best of friends and love doing anything and everything […]

Katelyn & Nurse Lauren

This is Katelyn and her Aveanna nurse Lauren. Katelyn was born with Pierre-Robin syndrome. She has faced many other diagnoses resulting from this condition. But she’s faced them all with her unstoppable spirit and a smile. Lauren joined the Aveanna […]

Jeremiah Takes His First Steps

By Kim, Jeremiah’s mom My son Jeremiah has grown not only physically but emotionally as well with physical therapy. When Jeremiah was born, we already knew he would have a harder time with simple things such as eating, talking, and […]

Caring for Isamia

Today we would like to introduce Home Health Aide Marcia and her Aveanna patient Isamia. Marcia is an incredible caregiver with amazing compassion and care. We asked Marcia to share with us what it’s like to be the caregiver for […]